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Surreal Journeys: Visiting Oxford

I am fortunate enough to have an old friend named Kate who lives in Oxford and who very kindly invited me to come stay with her in that hallowed city. 411 more words

Travel

The Last Samurai

“What’s a hero to do when there’s no more great battles?”

The Scoop: 2003 R, directed by Edward Zwick and starring Ken Watanabe, Tom Cruise, and William Atherton… 2,550 more words

Drama

Louise does Cloud Atlas

“From womb to tomb, our lives are not our own.”

The Scoop: 15 2013, directed by Tom Tykwer, Lana Wachowski and Andy Wachowski and starring Tom Hanks, Halle Berry and Hugo Weaving. 1,162 more words

Comedy

Period film: Bonnie and Clyde (TV, 2013)

The tale of Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow has been told many times, most recently in a two-part 2013 TV movie.

Both parts of the film open with a flashy title sequence that makes nice use of historic images. 543 more words

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